Local Data Search

 
USA.com / Maine / Piscataquis County / Brownville, ME / Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

Brownville, ME Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
Hot Rankings
Fastest / Slowest Growing Cities Nearby
Best / Worst Cities by Crime Rate Nearby
Richest / Poorest Cities by Income Nearby
Expensive / Cheapest Homes Nearby
Most / Least Educated Cities Nearby
Fastest / Slowest Growing Cities in ME
High / Low ME Cities by Males Employed
High / Low ME Cities by Females Employed
Best / Worst Cities by Crime Rate in ME
Richest / Poorest Cities by Income in ME
Expensive / Cheapest Homes by City in ME
Most / Least Educated Cities in ME

The chance of earthquake damage in Brownville is about the same as Maine average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Brownville is about the same as Maine average and is much lower than the national average.

Topics:Earthquake IndexVolcano IndexTornado IndexOther Weather Extremes EventsVolcanos NearbyHistorical Earthquake EventsHistorical Tornado Events

Earthquake Index, #245

Brownville, ME
0.25
Maine
0.42
U.S.
1.81

The earthquake index value is calculated based on historical earthquake events data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the earthquake level in a region. A higher earthquake index value means a higher chance of an earthquake.

Volcano Index, #1

Brownville, ME
0.0000
Maine
0.0000
U.S.
0.0023

The volcano index value is calculated based on the currently known volcanoes using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the possibility of a region being affected by a possible volcano eruption. A higher volcano index value means a higher chance of being affected.

Tornado Index, #311

Brownville, ME
12.61
Maine
21.21
U.S.
136.45

The tornado index value is calculated based on historical tornado events data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the tornado level in a region. A higher tornado index value means a higher chance of tornado events.

Other Weather Extremes Events

A total of 687 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Brownville, ME were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:2Cold:10Dense Fog:0Drought:9
Dust Storm:0Flood:98Hail:121Heat:1Heavy Snow:36
High Surf:0Hurricane:1Ice Storm:2Landslide:0Strong Wind:58
Thunderstorm Winds:276Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:3Winter Weather:3
Other:67 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Brownville, ME.

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 1 historical earthquake event that had a recorded magnitude of 3.5 or above found in or near Brownville, ME.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
23.71983-05-273.51045.54-69.46

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 7 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Brownville, ME.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
26.91971-11-07245°24'N / 68°30'W45°28'N / 68°26'W5.10 Miles3 Yards0025K0Penobscot
31.11959-08-16245°03'N / 68°36'W2.00 Miles27 Yards003K0Penobscot
38.21962-08-20245°02'N / 69°36'W45°02'N / 69°38'W003K0Somerset
42.51971-06-30245°52'N / 68°36'W45°52'N / 68°19'W13.30 Miles33 Yards00250K0Penobscot
42.91971-11-07245°24'N / 68°08'W0.10 Mile17 Yards000K0Penobscot
46.31957-09-16245°48'N / 68°18'W45°48'N / 68°13'W2.70 Miles50 Yards003K0Aroostook
49.82000-08-09244°50'N / 69°40'W44°50'N / 69°40'W3.00 Miles500 Yards0000Somerset
 Brief Description: An F2 tornado touched down in the town of Cornville in Somerset County downing numerous trees and damaging or destroying several buildings. The tornado touched down just after 7 pm in a wooded area just west of East Ridge Road. The tornado crossed East Ridge road and followed a path near Moody Town Road. Several buildings along Moody Town Road were damaged or destroyed by the tornado. The tornado was on the ground for approximately 7 minutes and cut a path about 3 miles long and up to 500 yards wide. Winds were estimated to have gusted to near 120 mph in the most severely damaged area, just east of East Ridge Road.


* The information on this page is based on the global volcano database, the U.S. earthquake database of 1638-1985, and the U.S. Tornado and Weather Extremes database of 1950-2010.


 
The USA.com website and domain are privately owned and are not operated by or affiliated with any government or municipal authority.
© 2019 World Media Group, LLC.